Just throw a little presidentin' at it, and there you go.
The Obama administration on Monday proposed a nearly 2 percent increase in spending on U.S. homeland security for 2012, one the few areas of the budget that will likely see a boost as the White House battles a ballooning deficit.
Its 2012 budget proposal requests $43.8 billion for homeland security across the entire federal government, excluding the Defense Department, up $800 million from 2011. ...
The Department of Homeland Security alone would see its budget grow to more than $37 billion, up almost 3 percent over the 2011 budget level, and includes additional funds for ramping up transportation and border security.